Thursday 10th December 2015

Late news, 8/12, Penzance: 1 m Eider. (R Daddow)

RDaddow_Eider_091215Eider, Roger Daddow

Late news, 9/12, confluence of Rivers Tavy and Walkham: 1 f Goosander. (R Napp)

RNapp_Goosander_091215Goosander, Rick Napp

Late news, 9/12, Penzance, Eastern Green: 1 Red-throated Diver and 3 Great Northern Diver. (P St Pierre)

Late news, 9/12, Roseland, Portscatho: c140 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Slavonian Grebe. Percuil:18 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Greenshank and 10 Teal. Towan: 1 Whimbrel, 2 Great Northern Diver and 2 Black-throated Diver. Porth: 1 Firecrest and 1 Chiffchaff. Ruan Lanihorne:  c400 Golden Plover, c150 Dunlin, c200 Lapwing, c70 Redshank, 6 Greenshank, 3 Ringed Plover, c50 Wigeon and 8 Shoveler. (S Croft)

Mullion Cove: 1 Peregrine, 1 Grey Wagtail and 1 Goldfinch. (J Allely)

Penzance, Chyandour:  1 Firecrest & 4 Goldcrest. (D Flumm, P St Pierre) Lidden area: 4 m Blackcap on feeders this pm, 1 f Sparrowhawk over. (T Mills) Harbour: 3 Purple Sandpiper on South Pier wall and 2 Great Northern Diver. (R Teague)

Truro: 1 f  Black Redstart in my garden again. (D Jenkins)

St Ives: 1 Turtle Dove again. (R James)

The Lizard, Church Cove: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler. (T Blunden)

Saltash, Kingsmill Lake: 150 Avocet, 60 Canada Geese, 30 Curlews, 1 Great Crested Grebe, 30 Black-tailed Godwit, Herring Gull (numerous), Black-headed Gull (numerous), 50 Lapwing, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 20 Goldfinch, 1 Robin, 1 Wren, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, c12 Mallard, 10 Shelduck, 5 Teal, 20 Wigeon and 20 Wood Pigeon. (M Spencer)

Hayle Estuary RSPB Reserve: 1 Spoonbill on the estuary again. (Sennen Cove Birdwatching)

Treraven Meadow: 3 Firecrest and 1 Marsh Tit also an unusual Pipit sp (C Selway, see https://camelbirder.wordpress.com/2015/12/10/pipit-sp-10th-december-2015/)

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